David Newman, ISWA President explains why the EU Directive on plastic bags, while a compromise, gives a stimulus to the bio-economy and materials from biobased sources
David Newman, President of the International Solid Waste Association, questions whether the EU 70% recovery target is economically viable or desirable for Europe, and asks for your feedback on the matter.
Spain is a highly developed country but still lags behind the EU targets especially it lags behind in source separated collection and composting.
David Newman, President of ISWA, explains why understanding the challenges of waste management in rapidly developing countries, is both fascinating and daunting
In just two decades as an independent country, Kazakhstan has made great strides, but waste management is a problem area and a major brake on economic growth, explains Usen Suleimen, Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan
How much does good waste management cost and how to define "good"? I was having this discussion with several colleagues these past days and it led to some interesting arguments.
ISWA President, David Newman argues that the UK must look at best practice for organic waste management if it is to significantly increase recycling rates.
David Newman, President of the International Solid Waste Association, brings us the first of ISWAs new blogs direct from the 10th ISWA Congress in Brazil.